RXi Ends UMMS Licenses for 'Non-Core' RNAi Tech But Stays Focused on RNAi While Partner Searching | GenomeWeb

By Doug Macron

Following its acquisition of peptide immunotherapy firm Apthera in April, RXi Pharmaceuticals has terminated a number of its licenses from the University of Massachusetts Medical School for certain RNAi-related technologies, the company said.

Revealed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this week, the move comes as little surprise given RXi's decision to pare down its RNAi programs following the Apthera deal.

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